Today’s Fashion Headlines: Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Patrick Kelly looks to be shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Expansion Mode

Vogue is in the process of expanding its Web site. The magazine, which redesigned its site in 2010, is amassing a bigger staff comprised of a mix of new hires and existing employees who will move over to the dot-com. The shift and addition of staff to from the print publication has been in the works over the past six months. It will culminate in the unveiling of a new version of the site in the fall — to be precise, in September during New York Fashion Week.

Queens Museum Mounting Andy Warhol Exhibit

The Andy Warhol scandal at the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens, N.Y., is being revisited. An exhibit entitled “13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World’s Fair” opens Saturday at the Queens Museum, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World’s Fair.The exhibit runs through Sept. 7 before traveling to the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, which collaborated on the show. It includes a set of paintings of the same criminals that Warhol did in the summer of 1964 with the screens he used to make the mural, as well as portraits of Jacqueline Kennedy and Rockefeller, some of Warhol’s film portraits and photos of Warhol’s Factory.

Patrick Kelly Retrospective to Bow at Philadelphia Museum of Art

In five years during the Eighties, Patrick Kelly made a fashion name for himself, still largely remembered to this day for his whimsical button dresses. Now, Kelly, who died of AIDS in 1990, is the subject of a significant retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. “Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love,” opening Sunday and running through Nov. 30, will feature archival garments alongside fashion show videos, works by such photographers as Horst P. Horst and Pierre et Gilles, as well as pieces from Kelly’s collection of black memorabilia. Pieces on show range from his dressed covered with big plastic buttons sewn in a heart shape, as well as items that riffed on Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli and Madame Grès.

-Mehar Singh

Source and Photo: WWD

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